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Top 35 Masters Programs in Literature 2019

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Literature studies teach students about written material. Some programs may explore in depth a certain type of literature such as drama or writings from a certain period or country. Literary theories may be covered also.

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University of Glasgow

This programme gives you the opportunity to pursue your own interests in English Literature at postgraduate level across a wide range of courses led by internationally re ... [+]

English Literature MLitt

This programme gives you the opportunity to pursue your own interests in English Literature at postgraduate level across a wide range of courses led by internationally renowned experts. A core research training course will introduce you to key skills in postgraduate study, while a flexible degree structure allows you to select from the rich variety of optional courses on offer from the School of Critical Studies and elsewhere in the College of Arts, or even beyond. You can also pursue one of the specialist pathways offered by English Literature, including Fantasy, Medieval and Early Modern, Modernities, and Victorian Literature. The programme ends with an opportunity to write a dissertation on an appropriate English Literature-related topic of your choice.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
August 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Campus
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UIT The Arctic University of Norway

The Master's Programme in English Literature provides a comprehensive study of literature from across the Anglophone world. Courses highlight how literature shapes and is ... [+]

The Master's Programme in English Literature provides a comprehensive study of literature from across the Anglophone world. Courses highlight how literature shapes and is shaped by history, its relevance for contemporary issues such as climate change and conflict resolution, and its ability to challenge and refine a reader´s ways of thinking. Building on a diversity of critical approaches, the program helps students refine their abilities to think analytically and creatively.

Programme description

The master's programme in English literature gives students the opportunity to study a broad range of literary and cultural texts in English while specializing in an area of their choice under the leadership of a researcher in that field. The English section can offer supervision in English, Irish, American and post-colonial literature, and is particularly strong in the areas of romanticism, modernism, and contemporary literature.... [-]

Norway Tromsø
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
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Ca' Foscari University of Venice

This course provides skills to advance you in the field of languages, literature, and culture in European and American postcolonial countries, and is divided into differe ... [+]

Master Degrees in Literature.

This Master's degree programme provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literatures and cultures of European, American and postcolonial countries, promoting cross-cultural perspectives within a solid background in humanities.

Languages available:Albanian, Anglo-American, Czech, English, French, German, modern Greek, Polish, Portuguese and Brazilian, Romenian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish.

Curricula available:

Literatures and Cultures. The sub-curricula available are: American Studies; English Studies; French Studies; German Studies; Iberian Studies; Slavic and Balkan Studies. English and American Literary and Cultural Studies. The sub-curricula available are: Literary Studies; Cultural Studies (Joint degree). Estudios Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos (Double degree). Master européen en Etudes Françaises et Francophones (Double degree). ... [-]
Italy Venice
October 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Novosibirsk State University

This program integrates the study of Russian language, literature, and culture. It does not only prepare lecturers of Russian as a foreign language, but also and foremost ... [+]

This program integrates the study of Russian language, literature, and culture. It does not only prepare lecturers of Russian as a foreign language, but also and foremost multi-skilled experts who have a good command of Russian, who are familiar with Russian literature and culture, who are able to work in joint ventures, and also in their country’s educational, scientific and cultural organizations interacting with Russia.

Program goal

This program aims at preparing graduates for solving complex problems requiring the utilization of philological knowledge and skills in educational organizations, in scientific research centers, in cultural organizations, in advertising and travel agencies, in the media, in the area of intercultural communication and in other fields of social and human activity, where knowledge of Russian as a foreign language is necessary. Additionally, one of the objectives of the program is to improve practical Russian proficiency up to TRKI 3 (test of Russian as a Foreign Language, C1).... [-]

Russia Novosibirsk
September 2019
Russian
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Groningen

The two-year Master's programme in Literary and Cultural Studies is a specialization within the two Research Master's degrees in Literary Studies and in Arts and Culture. ... [+]

Research Master Literary and Cultural Studies

The two-year Master's programme in Literary and Cultural Studies is a specialization within the two Research Master's degrees in Literary Studies and in Arts and Culture.

The programme in Literary and Cultural Studies provides you with an advanced investigation of the arts. You will focus specifically on the role the arts play in processes of cultural change. Also, you will study arts and culture in general and specialize in one of these art forms: literature, film, theatre, music, and multimedia forms.

The programme has a multi-disciplinary approach. You will study the arts from perspectives such as history, philosophy and sociology. In addition, the programme is closely related to the multidisciplinary research carried out at the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG).... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
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English
Full-time
24 months
Campus
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William Paterson University of New Jersey

William Paterson University’s College of Education offers the M. Ed. in Literacy program, which is accredited by the International Reading Association (IRA). The pr ... [+]

Master of Education in Literacy (MEd)

William Paterson University’s College of Education offers the M. Ed. in Literacy program, which is accredited by the International Reading Association (IRA). The program is now a fully online program. This maintains the rigor and integrity of the face-to-face program by preparing candidates to meet the reading and literacy needs of diverse learners in twenty-first-century classrooms. The online program, however, offers candidates synchronous and asynchronous options for completing coursework.This program is designed to prepare graduate students who are certified teachers to work professionally in the highly specialized field of teaching reading and writing to P-12 students. Graduates of this program may be certified as reading specialists (P-12) and are also qualified to work with college students and adults who have reading problems.... [-]

USA Wayne
September 2019
English
Part-time
2 years
Online
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University of Bologna

The CLE Master Course seeks to provide a high-quality preparation reflecting the multicultural aspects of Europe. The CLE Master Course is a two-year full-time academic p ... [+]

The CLE Master Course seeks to provide a high-quality preparation reflecting the multicultural aspects of Europe. The CLE Master Course is a two-year full-time academic program (120 ECTS) and is taken in 2 or 3 out of 8 prestigious EU and NON-EU universities that participate in the Consortium.

The Home University is the university where you start the programme and complete the first year of study, while the Mobility University is the university where you complete the compulsory mobility semesters in the second year of study.

When applying to the ERASMUS MUNDUS CLE, you can choose a combination of two or three of the eight universities (please see “Mobility combinations” and the "Admission criteria" on the CLE website).... [-]

Italy Bologna India Dakar Portugal Lisbon Russia Moscow France Mulhouse Mumbai Germany Strasburg  + 9 More
September 2019
English,French,Italian,Greek,Portuguese,Russian
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University Of Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: To acquire a thorough knowledge of the history of literature and the culture of European and American civilizations from various viewpoints; Fluency in at lea ... [+]

OBJECTIVES To acquire a thorough knowledge of the history of literature and the culture of European and American civilizations from various viewpoints Fluency in at least one of the main languages spoken in Europe and the Americas Expertise on at least one of the important civilizations of Europe and the Americas The ability to use the main information technology tools. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Planning, co-ordination and cultural mediation as well as specific competence (historical and literary expertise) relating to European and Pan-American cultures and literature, as well as a good theoretical knowledge of their main features.

CURRICULA Education and Methodologies Literary and Cultural Studies (with subjects taught in English) ADMISSION ... [-]
Italy Bergamo
October 2019
Italian
Full-time
Campus
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Universidad de Sonora

General Objective: To train human resources of the highest quality so that they deepen their knowledge of Hispanic American literature and that this forged knowledge affe ... [+]

Master Degrees in Literature.

Name of the program: Master's in Hispanic-American Literature DGP Code: 221550 Normal period to graduate: 4 semesters Credits: 100 Degree that confers: Master in Hispanic American Literature Campus where it is offered: Hermosillo

Program descriptionGeneral purpose

To train human resources of the highest quality so that they deepen their knowledge of Spanish-American literature and that this forged knowledge affects the regional and national environment. In this way it will be possible to develop, analyze, transform and promote the advances of literary studies in the educational, scientific and social sectors.

Specific objectivesTo train teachers, researchers and professionals of high level, specialized in the historical knowledge of Latin American literature and with the capacity to reflect on the theoretical and methodological problems involved in literary research.Train people with solid knowledge to participate more actively and effectively in the development of research and its dissemination in the area of Humanities, in a society urgently in need of a critical and deep understanding of culture, art and literature.Prepare human resources with the necessary ability to analyze, adapt, and incorporate scientific and disciplinary advances in the field of literary studies.What Will Your Competencies Be When You Finish The Program?Egress Profile... [-]
Mexico Hermosillo
August 2019
Spanish
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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University of St Andrews

The MLitt in Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Studies offers students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of classical and modern Arabic and Persian literature ... [+]

The MLitt in Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Studies offers students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of classical and modern Arabic and Persian literature and cultures, including music and film, as a prelude to professional work in the arts and culture of the area or as a sound basis for progression to PhD study.

The MLitt in Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Studies is a one-year taught programme run by the Department of Arabic and Persian in the School of Modern Languages. The programme is aimed at those who have studied Persian or Arabic literature, and are interested in other languages’ literature and comparative literature, postcolonial studies, translation studies, gender studies and Middle Eastern history and culture.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of Stirling

The University of Stirling’s MLitt The Gothic Imagination course gives you the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the scholarly appreciation of the Gothic. Ours is ... [+]

Overview

Contemporary culture highlights a reawakened interest in the Gothic – from the current vogue for a horror film and the extraordinary success of writers such as Stephen King and Stephenie Meyer, to manifestations of an alternative Gothic impulse in fashion, music and lifestyle.

The University of Stirling’s MLitt The Gothic Imagination course gives you the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the scholarly appreciation of the Gothic. Ours is one of the few Masters courses worldwide that is devoted exclusively to the academic study of the dynamic and ever-expanding field of Gothic studies.

We provide a rigorous and intensive historical survey of the Gothic’s literary origins and developments, and chart its dispersal across a broad range of media and national contexts.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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English
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 27 months
Campus
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SOAS University of London

The SOAS Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS) will welcome applications from MPhil/PhD students wishing to undertake research in the disciplines ... [+]

Research Degrees in Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

The SOAS Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS) will welcome applications from MPhil/PhD students wishing to undertake research in the disciplines of Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, and Postcolonial Studies. The Centre has developed its own MPhil training programme which will enable research students to be registered in the Centre rather than in specific regional Departments or those of other disciplines. The Centre places its emphasis on the acquisition of critical theoretical skills and in-depth regional, linguistic and cultural knowledge with specific reference to Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, but also two pieces of literature written in European languages. Prospective research students will have the unique opportunity to work on an exceptionally wide range of topics, theoretical and critical, supervised according to the expertise of a wide range of academic staff across the Faculty and SOAS.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
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English
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Cagliari

Graduates in Philology and classical and modern literature may write to the intellectual and scientific professions highly specialized (eg .: teachers, philologists, ling ... [+]

Graduates in Philology and classical and modern literature may write to the intellectual and scientific professions highly specialized (eg .: teachers, philologists, linguists, cultural experts etc.), And has privileged access to the teaching and research world.

final test characteristics

The final exam consists of the discussion of a written paper, through which it is possible to ascertain the skills acquired. The graduate student will develop their own 'Master thesis' under the guidance of a supervisor and will have to prove to be able to use with full mastery of the relevant scientific literature, both in Italian and in foreign languages.

The thesis must have the characteristics of an original research work. ... [-]

Italy Cagliari
October 2019
Italian
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset

This program gives access to the Official Master's Degree in International Cooperation and Management of Public Policies, Programs and Development Projects by the Menénde ... [+]

Directors: Dr. Fernando R. Lafuente and Dr. Epicteto Díaz Navarro Academic Council: Dr. Antonio López Vega, Dr. Rafael Canogar, Dr. Francisco Calvo Serraller, Dr. Marc Fumaroli, Dr. Antonio García Berrio, Dr. Fernando Vallespín Oña, Dr. Luis Cazorla Prieto. Title: Master's Degree in Contemporary Culture: Literature, Artistic Institutions and Cultural Communication Responsible center: Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset University Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset - Complutense University of Madrid Center in which the Master is taught: Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset Credits: 60 ECTS Price: 7,000 euros (UCM fees, between 800 and 1300 euros, depending on the origin of the student, community or not) Duration: September - June Start date: September 11 (to be confirmed) Face-to-face modality Information and contact: infocursos@fogm.es... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Universidade da Coruña

The Master's Degree in Literature, Culture and Diversity is an official degree, 60 credits and with a duration of an academic course. ... [+]

Introduction

The Master's Degree in Literature, Culture and Diversity Is an official degree, of 60 credits and with a duration of an academic course.

It is taught in the Faculty of Philology of the University of Coruña, in two semesters: in the first are compulsory modules; In the second, the specialization module and the final master's work.

Why study the degree Provides training and updating on topics related to literature, culture and diversity in the Hispanic or Galician and Portuguese. It provides the basics to start a research activity and allows access to a doctoral program. It makes possible the full or partial enrollment, as well as the validation of subjects previously studied under the conditions stipulated by the responsible universities. Semipresencial teaching (240 hours face-to-face). It is taught in the afternoon, on Thursdays and Fridays, in the Faculty of Philology of the UDC. Highly qualified teachers Visiting professors of recognized prestige and specialist in the subjects Associated seminars, linked to outstanding groups or research projects individualized tutoring What is learned ... [-]
Spain A Coruña
September 2019
Spanish
Part-time
1 year
Campus
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